gramps gramps

Definition(s):

  • (n) the father of your father or mother

Usage(s):

  1. And defined the '50s wit as a fellow with a tone somewhere between gramps and grumps.
  2. We can even grasp all the topics that gramps knew.

News

  • Adrian ‘Junior’ MacDonald

    BOWDOINHAM — Adrian “Junior, Gramps and Poopie” MacDonald, 77 of the White Road, died on Wednesday, June 26, 2013, at Maine Medical Center in Portland. He was born on Dec. 19, 1935, in Mt. Chase, the son of Adrian and Emma MacDonald. Junior was a member of the Bowdoinham Snowbirds and Somerville Snowmobile Club. read more
    on July 1, 2013     Source: The Times Record

Quotes

  1. "She doesn't always know what to make of me," Barack Obama writes of his wife, Michelle, in his autobiography, Dreams from My Father. "She worries that, like Gramps and the Old Man, I am something of a dreamer."
    on Oct 8, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Times Higher Education

  2. "In 1915, you might have had Granny and Gramps living [at home] as well as more little 'uns scampering about," Troy told LiveScience in a recent e-mail interview.
    on Sep 20, 2006 By: Gil Troy Source: FOXNews

  3. "I still think we'll have to keep calling him gramps," said Murzyn, who was not at the convocation.
    on Jun 11, 2008 By: Dana Murzyn Source: Calgary Herald

Word of the Day
ambivalent ambivalent
/æm ˈbɪ və lənt /